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Left the oil cap off now its all over my engine?

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Old 05-21-2009, 09:17 PM
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Last time I put some more oil in my car (about a week ago) I accidently left the cap off (I still have it) so it must have spurted up over my engine and all under the hood.

is this bad, what should I do,

I heard all I need is some goo-off stuff and to rinse it down. is that really all I need to do.
 
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Old 06-19-2009, 05:38 AM
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This link might help...http://www.ehow.com/how_4516396_wash...-hood-car.html.
Hope you had it cleaned up before Father's Day 2009.Good luck!
 
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Old 09-12-2010, 10:55 PM
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That was a good post you made..
 
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hey guys,
i have just joined and i like the concept.i m also searching for the same if any one knows please let me know.thanks in advance!!!!!
 
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Old 02-03-2011, 01:37 AM
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I was adding some oil to my car and forgot to screw the oil cap back on. While driving the car started smoking really bad. I was able to pull over and check the oil level, it was half a quart low, and there where no splashes on the hood. I replenished the oil and drove around, the smoke has cleared up quite a bit but still smokes. My question is what kind of damage could it cause?
 
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